CAS #:

Linear Formula:


MDL Number:


EC No.:



Phenylmercury Propionate
Pricing > SDS > Data Sheet >

Phenylmercury Propionate Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C9H10HgO2
Molecular Weight 350.769
Appearance Waxy white solid
Melting Point 65-70 °C
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 352.039 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 352.039 g/mol

Phenylmercury Propionate Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H300+H310+H330-H410
Hazard Codes T+, N
Precautionary Statements P260-P262-P264-P270-P271-P273-P280-P284-P301+P310+P330-P302+P350+P310-P304+P340+P310-P362-P391-P403+P233-P405-P501
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information UN 2026 6.1/PG I

About Phenylmercury Propionate

Phenylmercury Propionate is one of numerous organometallic compounds sold by American Elements under the trade name AE Organometallics™. Organometallics are useful reagents, catalysts, and precursor materials with applications in thin film deposition, industrial chemistry, pharmaceuticals, LED manufacturing, and others. American Elements supplies organometallic compounds in most volumes including bulk quantities and also can produce materials to customer specifications. Please request a quote above for more information on pricing and lead time.

Phenylmercury Propionate Synonyms

Phenylmercurypropionate; Metasol-57; Methasol P-6; Phenyl mercury propionate; Phenyl mercuric propionate

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula C9H10HgO2
MDL Number MFCD00027001
EC No. 203-094-3
Pubchem CID 101981523
IUPAC Name cyclohexatriene; mercury(1+); propanoate
SMILES CCC(=O)[O-].C1=CC=[C]C=C1.[Hg+]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/C6H5.C3H6O2.Hg/c1-2-4-6-5-3-1;1-2-3(4)5;/h1-5H;2H2,1H3,(H,4,5);/q;;+1/p-1

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Elements


Mercury Bohr ModelSee more Mercury products. Mercury (atomic symbol: Hg, atomic number: 80) is a Block D, Group 12, Period 6 element with an atomic weight of 200.59. The number of electrons in each of mercury's shells is 2, 8, 18,32, 18, 2 and its electron configuration is [Xe] 4f14 5d10 6s2. The mercury atom has a radius of 151 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 209 pm. It is named after the planet Mercury and often referred to as "quicksilver" due to its appearance as a silvery liquid. Mercury has low melting and boiling points. It is a poor conductor of heat, but a fair conductor of electricity. Mercury is found both as a free element and in cinnabar, corderoite, and livingstonite ores.


January 29, 2023
Los Angeles, CA
Each business day American Elements' scientists & engineers post their choice for the most exciting materials science news of the day
Rapid production of antibubbles with a jet

Rapid production of antibubbles with a jet